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for the 24 miners who have emerged. we have live coverage beginning tonight on the ground in chile. >> everybody said it was impossible and now they're coming out and it's continuing. it may be wrapped up by tonight because they are moving ahead of schedule. they thought it would take 48 hours. it started just after midnight last night and as we see the tempo improving. every one of them is getting the same opportunity to greet their loved ones coming up the shaft to thousand 40 feet. >> it the tears they shed after so much time apart is an expression not only of their own relief and their own joy but the joy of people everywhere. >> the capsules 26 inches wide. it is working flawlessly. the engineering involved in this, the tests, all the efforts that have gone into this, an estimated 1000 people involved in preparing all aspects of this
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rescue. you could not have a happier ending. every family member now has the confidence that it's going to be perfect for all of them all the way down to minor number 33. >> we're live now back at the scene of the line. such a happy story. 24th man to emerge is hugging his loved ones and being greeted by co-workers. it is a real scene of joy. you may have noticed that they come out today all wearing a special device around their chest. those devices were set from a company in annapolis, md. which enables doctors to monitor the physical state of the minors while they were under ground. it is really fascinated -- fascinating. >> it's called physiological status monitoring.
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it's usually used for firefighters and soldiers, but now helps to ensure the chilean miners make it to the surface safely. the rescue of the trapped miners has captured the attention of the world and nearly a world away in annapolis, md., one company has a hand in their safe return. the group sent a 15 physiological status monitors. the miners took shifts wearing them underground. >> there were doing shifts every day of exercise to make sure they were staying fit and not losing focus. we were monitoring them and the doctors above were watch during -- are watching their vital signs. >> the miners are wearing the devices while they ascend to the surface. the device measures heart rate, breathing rate, and other vital signs and sends the information to a computer. and also measures body position and activity level.
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>> this shows that i am leaning back in my chair and moving around a lot. if i stop moving, the brackets go away. >> doctors have been watching the vital signs closely to make sure they have kept up with their exercise and are doing okay physically. the staff hopes it has helped the minors through this at the cordele. >> i think it gives some peace of mind to know they're being monitored by a physician. that gives them indication of how he is doing on his ascent and they can take various actions because of it. >> this is a validation of their work that this device can help to save lives. >> we will continue to monitor development with the rescue operation throughout the broadcast. you can also follow along on our
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web site, all that is caught on camera from pictures to live video. you can see it all and share your comments and good wishes at wbaltv.com. >> a bge worker is in serious condition after he was burned working on power lines. this happened around 5:30 last night. the worker suffered burns to nearly 60% of his body. he is being treated at bayview medical center. we have learned more about the school bus fire yesterday afternoon. after working through the night, officials say this -- they the tunnel is structurally sound. debris and damage tiles have been removed. the official state day -- officials say they still need to do some more work. it brought traffic to a standstill. besides people suffering smoke inhalation, there were no serious injuries. >> howard county officials are investigating the assault of a
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7-year-old girl. the child says she is leaving a playground last night when four men grabbed her and sexually assaulted her the 9600 block of basket rim road. she reported the incident to a family member. if you have any information, you are asked to call howard county police. testimony continues in the man accused of murdering his wife. she had been missing since 2005 and although her body has never been found, husband is charged with her murder. >> much like the end of yesterday, most of today was spent listening to recorded his own conversations with the couple had while at work. there were heated and profanity- laced. it appears the prosecution is using the state to try to show dennis'so-called controlling
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behavior, but the defense says they show nothing. >> if you're going to be a jerk, i'm going to be an [bleep] >> i have had it also. >> the phone call after phone call while both were at work were played for the jury on wednesday. it seemed the biggest bone of contention was a protective order that had been taken out on a man who according to testimony, as wife was having an affair with. he could not understand why she was going to testify for him. >> you are taking this guy side and i can believe it. >> that i'm going to stand up because you do some -- >> what ever. >> the conversations which got heated at times were laced with
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profanity and showed the rocky road they had gone down and where his relationship was. >> it is called being controlling. accusing me every time i turn around. i have dealt with of for a lot of years. i'm done dealing with that. >> the state called a number of witnesses in the afternoon, including bank fraud investigator who pointed out with drawls taking from the account days before her appearance and the head of the ec pass program had testified about activity on her easy pass before and after her disappearance. unfortunately, we will never know the man's side of the story because he passed away earlier this year. the case continues tomorrow with more state witnesses.
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>> a man is recovering after being stabbed in a northwest baltimore home just before 8:00 this morning. witnesses say a man ran inside the house and the victim was stabbed. he was treated for non-life- threatening injuries. police believe the motive may have been domestic related. police announced an arrest in the stabbing of four people in college park, three of them were students. police arrested a 21-year-old from kensington, the brother of the fourth stabbing victim. he faces numerous charges, including second-degree murder. the violence started with a fight in a bar and spilled outside. >> early voting is underway for baltimore city teachers who must decide whether to accept a new contract. including in the proposal is a provision tying pay to the student performance. let's go live to northwest baltimore for an update. >> the first of a bed 6000
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baltimore teachers began voting early today on the contract we have been hearing so much about. there have been a steady flow of teachers coming into the building. there appears to be a lot of concern over the fine print in this contract which calls for raises and maintains health benefits. but teachers say there's a need for clarity in a teacher evaluation process where performance is tied to achievement. we talk to teachers not long after they voted and reaction is very mixed. >> they're not looking out for the teacher. they're looking out for the administration. everybody except the teacher's concerns. >> based on performance, i think that will be great not only for teachers but the students. that's what we're here for. that's in the right direction. >> when you buy a new car, you want to see the car first.
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why which by car you haven't test driven our house has not finished. we don't know the whole contract. >> being a veteran of 30 plus years and i'm at the end of my career, i'm glad they are offering a little bit more salary, but i want to make sure it's equal for my colleague for her beginning years also. >> you may be able to see that teachers are still coming. voting less until 6:00 tonight in resumes tomorrow from noon until 3:00. more reaction to this story at 6:00 tonight. >> of the weather pattern there tells the whole story. bright sunshine, beautiful, blue skies today at comfortable temperatures. very fall-like across the region
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with temperatures in the '60s from cecil county down toward annapolis and the eastern shore. the big changes are on the way and just to our south and west, it looks like this activity will continue to make its way eastbound, writing in our region tomorrow morning. some of it could become heavy. more details of the approaching storm coming up. >> hear what the head of the nation's defense department has to say about the ruling to end the military posture don't ask, don't tell policy. >> as maryland officials consider to halt foreclosures in the state, there are new developments. how the top attorney is planning to get to the bottom of the foreclosure paper problem. >> a new plan is in the works to at a special tax to properties in one part of east baltimore. that story at 5:30. >> we continue to monitor the rescue mission in chile as an
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nine miners await their rescue. we're following a live band we're following a live band online at woman 1 sync: i knew what bob ehrlich did as governor. man 1 sync: raised my property taxes 60 percent. woman 2 sync: let utilities hike our rates 72 percent. woman 1 sync: but i didn't know what he's done since he got fired as governor. man 2: ehrlich's raked in millions. man 3: he worked for a wall street bank that took 10 billion dollars from the bailout. woman 3: 10 billion of our money. woman 4: our money. woman 5 sync: and he worked for another bank that collapsed. man 4: costing tax payers 17 million.
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anncr: tell bob ehrlich big banks don't need help. middle class marylanders do. bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers and increase class sizes.
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that's not a budget. and bob ehrlich's not the kind of leader... we can trust. >> is the secretary of defense is awaiting in on ending the
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don't ask don't tell. he says it would have enormous consequences for troops. he says the repeal of laws should be decided by congress. these comments come a day after an intentional is issued to ban the 17-year policy. the justice department has two months to appeal the decision. >> the national institute of medicine wants to cut the confusion over nutrition ratings on product packaging. researchers analyzed several ratings systems developed by food manufacturers and government agencies and down consumers would benefit the most if calories, saturated fat, trans fats and sodium were all posted on the front of packages. those factors contributed most to health problems like obesity, our problems and diabetes. experts say consumers would benefit from clear and consistent nutrition labeling.
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yet probably heard that doing things like crossword puzzles and things to keep your brain active, but protecting the mine may be as simple as leasing appear shoes. we have the latest on that research. what do the cards hold for our brains as we age? you have to use it so you don't lose it. but new research suggests a proper work out for the mind does not involve crossword puzzles. it could be as simple as putting up a pair of walking shoes. >> we could predict how much brain tissue you would have by asking how many blocks you walk. >> researchers found adults who walked about a mile a day had greater brain volume a decade later than those who do not. and after 13 years, walkers are about half as likely to develop dementia or memory problems. this is regardless of other risk factors like family history. if we exercise our physical
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muscles and work our cardiovascular system so that we worked our lungs and heart, that will have an impact on our brains. >> it seems the brain reads all the benefits of exercise even if it's that rest on an afternoon stroll. doctors say you can count on it. >> university of maryland as the new cancer treatment center. the new project will bring the most advanced radiation technology called proton therapy to town. the treatment center will be located in the university of maryland by a park. it's expected to serve 2000 patients a year. senator elijah cummings says a great investment in the community. >> what brings life to a city? i can think of nothing more significant than knowing if people get sick they can have a state-of-the-art treatment. >> officials are expecting to
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break ground next year. >> a beautiful october day with clear skies and temperatures about normal. picture-perfect outside with changes on the way. we will see some clouds moving in and the possibility of rain moving across the region tomorrow. if you have plans for the evening, clear skies from baltimore into southern pennsylvania and new england. great fall weather for the early evening. less '60s are fairly common in to scranton and parts of central new york state where temperatures were in the 30's. 71 in roanoke. 64 degrees in gaithersburg.
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in eastern '60's cambridge and westbound into the mountains. we will see a gradual increase in cloudiness as the evening wears on. like easterly winds that 5 miles hour or less. high pressure centered over the state of maine is pushing down the coast and now low pressures coming out of illinois and indiana. this will come across the bounds to the west and reaches with some rain tomorrow morning and intensify on the coast and as it departs it will give a last kick of showers along with some gusty winds behind the storm once it starts to strengthen on the coast. rain covering most areas so any time a little after sunrise and midmorning, we should see the showers pushing in. most of the eastern shore has
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got into the rain and you'll see some pockets of moderate to heavy rain. the orange shows up around the bay again and it could be heavy at times. tomorrow night comedies showers will push out. in the purple areas, you get a potential for pockets of heavy rain. most spots are in the blue shaded area have about an inch and a half. with all that rain coming through and ignore these sprees to start the day, temperatures will not climb much about. 55 to 60 dammar with winds shifting once the storm polls out tomorrow evening. wind averaging 10 to 15 knots through the early afternoon and kicking up to 25 knots as the storm begins to depart. the weather service has a small craft advisory for tomorrow afternoon. 49 with rain in the mountains to march with showers lingering
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into friday. showers and rain have yet times with a high of 58. lower eastern shore, mild as you get the wind off the ocean waters. 68 on the coast, but rain is likely across southern delaware and the eastern shore of maryland hurricane paula is heading toward the western tip of cuba. it is a fairly small storm but it still has a good wind at the center of it. 85 mile an hour sustained winds. the forecast track takes a ride along the north shore of cuba. it should weaken gradually, brushing to the south of key west and finally falling apart just to the west of the bahamas. that storm is still something to contend with for folks in florida and cuba scattered showers with wind gusting to 30
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miles an hour on friday and a high of 61. temperatures cooperating for the marathon but the wind could be a problem. an occasional guest coming out of the north and northwest but lots of sunshine and a beautiful sunday with highs around 70. >> breaking news -- an accident on the bay bridge. >> this is the westbound span of the bay bridge. they actually had two lanes of traffic here when they had this crash. this has been going on about 20 minutes. police are trying to get it cleared up, but the problem is traffic. slow going here and hopefully within the next 10 or 15 minutes, they should have this accident cleared up >> thank you.
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travel and leisure magazine just came out a list of the scary bridges and the bay bridge was no. 9. energy officials are already thinking about winter. >> the rest of us thinking of heating homes, their estimate of home heating costs has been released and we will have a look. >> we will talk about how much confidence the raisins earned. does it matter heading into sunday's game. the first lady is on the campaign trail for the first time since 2008. why did she need to get to help the democrats? that story is coming at next. that story is coming at next.
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>> another week, another tough road game for the ravens. this week, a travel to new england where they have never won a regular-season game. >> that's not to say they face the patriots without confidence. >> memories of a lifetime. >> those them happen to often.
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it's still a good memory. >> the ravens decimation of the patriots is the kind of when fans never forget. but will that bit of history held baltimore on sunday? >> last year was last year. i'm sure they're not sitting back thinking about what we did last year. >> to beat them, you have to play well in all three phases. >> one thing everybody can agree on as they won't miss randy moss this week. >> i'm not going to lose any sleep. >> then again, it's tom brady throwing the ball. >> he is going to get the ball where it needs to be even if it is tight coverage. he knows how to put it where only the receiver can get it. >> how relevant was up playoff victory?
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it depends on who you ask. while new england's team this year is far different than a year ago, everyone who took part in a win last year is more confident for it. >> do the ravens have the best fans in the nfl? you know the answer to that. we are showing your best raven's pictures and a video. so share yours today because i want to see them. >> still had, we will recap the day's top stories, including wyatt former president bill clinton is coming to town. >> we're following and the latest in chile. the rescue is a continuing to go on as they bring up miners trapped half a mile below the ground. will have continuing coverage at 5:30. >> a new plan to add a tax in
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>> a new plan to add a tax in i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris. his past attacks have been called deceptive, his new attack, false. harris voted for deregulation increasing our electric bills by 72% it's not surprising,
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harris always sides with the big guys. he opposes cracking down on wall street and supports tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. harris even opposed making big insurance cover cancer screenings. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. >> live, local, late breaking-- this is wbal 11 news at 5:00 in h.d. >> the 11 news team has learned about a plan in the works to create a new taxing district in east baltimore. that plan would add a supplemental tax to the people who live there, similar to those in the waterfront area. >> but this has stirred up a lot of concern and questions from
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those who lived in the affected area. let's give more on this story. >> since anyone has been to john hopkins hospital, as we're talking about. the plan would create a special district in which an added tax would be in place for some people -- that's the key phrase. you can imagine the buzz this is creating. >> it is arguably the most ambitious development baltimore has ever seen. the project will turn 100 acres into a community of new and rehab housing with a biotech part. this family is living in a fully rehabilitated home but still waiting for the vacant homes around to catch up. >> new residents, new problems. >> and a new concern.
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it surrounds this proposal to create an east baltimore community benefits district which would impose a supplemental tax on property owners for the purpose of providing and safety, security and maintenance. >> the kind of things you might find in colombia or other master planning committees that help to ensure the communities are attractive, safe and desirable. >> his company oversees the redevelop project and is pushing for the benefits district. if approved, it would become the city's fifth benefits district. but there's a very big difference with this proposal. it exempts a whole group of homeowners from having to pay the extra tax. homeowners like this one who lived in the area before the project began. >> if you were part of the area that was dislodged and waiting
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for the project, you will not have to pay in this district. >> some homeowners are not sold on the plans. it would exempt them from a vote on the benefit district affairs. >> [unintelligible] this is our community. >> the extra tax would amount to about $350 a year. the plan has political support. members got the bill through the legislature to set up the district taxing authority. now the plan has to go to the city council. >> thank you. tonight, 49 states including maryland announced an investigation into problems with the foreclosure process.
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the maryland attorney general says all -- says they want to make sure all foreclosures are legit. some foreclosure documents were signed without the facts being verified. gov. o'malley and the state had asked for a moratorium, but a court has yet to accept that request. here is a look at our other top stories -- eight more chilean miners are awaiting their turn for rescue. the 23rd minor has made it up the whole. the mission began at last night and is already two-thirds complete. the miners have emerged clean shaven and appear to be healthy. former president bill clinton is lending his support to martin o'malley. dick campaign announced supporters can enter a contest for a chance to meet mr. clinton before the rally.
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just last week, president obama attended a campaign rally. >> michelle obama headed out to campaign for democrats in the midterm elections. it is another indication her husband's party is in trouble and a new poll bears that out. >> michelle obama into the fight. she came to wisconsin to keep the senate democrats. >> there is so much at stake right now. ron johnson leads right now. russ feingold is in trouble. >> we need you to make those phone calls. >> on her mission to limit democratic losses she will campaign in seven states. >> democrats realize they're facing a difficult election and she is an asset.
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>> 40% of americans are planning to vote for republicans. more republicans by 64-56% say they are certain to turn out to vote on november 2nd. democrats could lose several seats but a connecticut democrat leaves of the republican in every call. >> you have great difficulty in always telling the truth. >> i will not be lectured on straight talked. >> ohio polls give rob portman a great lead. >> it is a tough time for ohio. >> tough times mean tough campaigning to keep democrats in power. >> in that new poll, 49% say the economy is their number-one concern.
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nothing else is close. still ahead, a tragic turn in the investigation of american believed to be murdered by pirates in mexico. >> she has become the face of education reform after a national documentary, but tonight, the outspoken top educator in d.c. is stepping aside. >> profanity-laced testimony in >> profanity-laced testimony in a murder trial
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bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers and increase class sizes. that's not a budget. and bob ehrlich's not the kind of leader... we can trust.
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it's an american man believed to be killed by mexican pirates has taken a disturbing turn. his severed head was delivered to mexican authorities in a suitcase. >> he was directly involved in the supposedly dedication of the suspect. i believe the death of this investigator is believed to this debt. >> his wife says he was shot as they rode jet skis on falcon lake which straddles the border
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with texas. >> the head of the d.c. school system who gained a lot of national attention and a reputation for reforming schools has announced she is resigning. she announced today she was quitting. she was featured in the movie waiting for superman. she said she wanted to see the system move forward. this is not -- in-line >> this is not a decision i take lightly. i believe our shared goal is unifying the city claque -- >> she said she would step aside by the end of the month. >> she is a engaged to former nba star kevin johnson who is now the mayor of sacramento. >> the next time you fly, e-mail to pay closer attention to your
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airline tickets. >> it gives you insight into your chances for an upgrade or possibly getting bumped. we will show you what we mean in our consumer alert. >> we are getting a first look at what your energy bill could look like this winter. >> some arraign the west of the mountains moving in this direction. enjoy the late date sunshine and 64 degrees. 64 degrees.
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>> here is a look to what we are looking at 6:00. as we continue to watch the chilean miners reached surface, a local company helps to insure each man would get to safety. and, a local student got a big surprise that will help him get through college. we'll have these stories and we'll have these stories and more when
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i think we need tax breaks to send kids to college. so i worked for a $2,500 tax credit to help pay for college. fought to get pell grants expanded and insisted that college loans go directly to kids instead of through banks. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message. because it's not about the next election, it's about the next generation. right? yeah!!!
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>> some fourth grade students are learning about life in and on the chesapeake bay. >> it's all part of a program through the national aquarium. >> is a real treat for the class where they are getting help learning about the bay from the national aquarium. >> we are going to learn about water through a story today. >> the aquarium is partnering with half a dozen schools through a how -- to an outrage program designed for fourth and fifth graders with and it -- and incorporate its math and reading education. >> we wanted to learn content knowledge and develop an
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appreciation for nature and the environment. hopefully leading toward more positive environmental behaviors. >> they will meet with students throughout the school year and offer a hands-on activities and field trips. eleanor has already learned something. >> they have to have strong muscles. >> a day are teaching us about how they do their job and more about how they work and -- >> they do such a wonderful job. the students get a chance to dress up and they are so excited to actually see firsthand what we learn in the classroom. >> the last couple days,
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temperatures were up into the '80s. today, highs in the mid and upper 60s. right on target, with morning temperatures around 50. that's a little bit above normal, but expect cool and wet weather to take us to the day tomorrow. we see less '60s that way, both at 64 degrees. westbound into the western maryland bounds, a cool afternoon with a little warmer in the panhandle of west virginia. some cloud cover approaching and moving into the western part of this picture. that will spread our way. we're not looking for rain but an increase in cloudiness.
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you can see what whether developing around detroit into the ohio and indiana border area. that line of showers, some of a fairly heavy is moving our direction and will likely across the mountains and reach us tomorrow morning. high pressure centered over main moving away allowing for a low pressure to move on in. this storm is expected to get stronger once it reaches the coast. once it heads into new england, it's likely to buffett our regin with strong gusty winds. some rain spreading across the region and giving off the coast late in the evening. on friday, scattered showers could come from the north and west with winds gusting over 30 miles an hour and temperatures quite cool on friday as the storm moves into new england. we will see a good deal of sunshine but the wind will be brisk saturday. rain heavy a times with an
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insurer to possible. the small craft advisory on the open waters of the day. highs in the '40's with rain tomorrow and showers. the highest elevations might even see wet snowflakes mixed in tonight and during the morning hours. look for rain in a lunchtime hour and 58 degrees. southern delaware all laydown, 67 and a rain tomorrow. the seven-day forecast calls for windy conditions with highs in the '60s. great temperatures for the festival saturday. there will be a bit of wind to contend with coming out of the northwest. lots of sunshine and highs of around 70. >> and get ready to pay more to
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heat your home this winter. the weather registration says bills will be 3% higher, translating into $24 for the average household and it won't matter what kind of power you used to heat your home. prices are higher, ranging from natural gas and heating oil to electricity. before you fly, you take your departure time, but you might want to look at one more thing. the letters and numbers on your ticket can tell you your chance of getting have greater getting bumped. >> when it comes to air travel -- >> you have to make sure you don't bump and make your flight. >> i come as early as i possibly can. >> before you stress out, take a look at the airline code on your ticket. if ec why, you have a little chance of getting bumped and a big chance of scoring a free
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first-class upgrade. >> the full coach fare is very and restricted. you can walk onto the plane and the time. >> is the universal code for a full fare coach, meaning you probably played -- probably pay a steep price for that ticket. but the airlines will often reward you for it, sometimes rewarding extra frequent flier miles. >> if your ticket shows a code like this, you are in the subclass. that usually means the deepest discount with few rights and lots of restrictions. that means you're often the first to go if you are late. >> the only way to improve the code is to pay more. that's something most travelers don't want to do. >> i try to find the cheapest one. >> with a cheap ticket, check in
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early. if you score the coveted y class, ask for an upgrade. >> i think it is a privilege, if they fly enough that they have a code, they deserve it. >> iphone users who may be considering switching from at&t to verizon or anyone thinking of a verizon-they want to consider this -- it will not handle phone calls or surfing the net or e- mail in at the same time. that is because the network is not set up to do both. there's a be working on the problem and a solution is scheduled to arrive the first part of next year. >> that is your consumer alert. >> it was october 2001 when runners laced up their sneakers for the first baltimore marathon. >> boy has the event ground.
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we'll look back and look ahead to the saturday event. >> you are looking at live pictures from chalet where the 26 minor has just come to the surface. seven miners remain underground. we will have the cooked numbers, false attacks. the truth?
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frank kratovil is ranked one of the 10 most independent members of congress. frank kratovil does not follow anybody's party line he looks at his district, his family, the community, and that's the important thing to him. endorsed by the chamber of commerce, the nra, veterans, and police officers. as a career prosecutor i made decisions on facts not politics, in washington i've tried to do the same. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.
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why not save on car insurance? [ coin drops ] [ high-pitched voice ] thanks. [ normal voice ] you're welcome. get a free quote at progressive.com. >> it began with 6000 runners lacing up this week's after 9/11 and look at it now. >> the festival has grown to more than 22,000 runners and
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include the elite athletes and those just hoping to finish. we have more on the event that helps to showcase charm city to the world. and -- like >> years in the making, a terrorist attack on 9/11 would not keep 7000 runners from lacing up for the inaugural marathon. >> the first marathon, i ran the first one, people -- you could see people's faces like what the heck is this because it's a very hilly city. >> the running festival is the brainchild of a former city councilman and they talked of marriage is staging the event. >> baltimore should have its own marathon and we did not have a baltimore marathon.
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>> over the years, the course has changed. is a lot less hilly and other field has grown to 22,000. >> we have always subscribed to a smart growth theory and we always want to do a good job with -- >> the festival has picked a major sponsorships like under armor and care first. it had an $8 million impact on the city and will bring in from 20 to $25 million. more than 100 runners have participated in all 10 years. race organizers will honor him and others at the finish line this year. >> are under -- they have provided this which is a very nice gift as well as a hat and we are putting up a 10-year club tent at the finish line which
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will be a place for all of them to congregate and have a good time. >> but you can be sure they are far from finished. organizers hope will continue to grow, making it a must stop foreigners from all over the world. >> we have been a good job over the years and the city has shown itself well. people leave saying it is a terrific event. >> be sure to watch this saturday. all starts at 7:55 a.m.. we will follow the lead runners from start to finish and showcase the live bands and cheerleaders along the course. >> you can tax the good luck wishes to your favorite runner. they will run along the bottom of your screen throughout the race day. you can find it all on
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wbaltv.com. >> tom hasn't aged in 10 years. >> thus disgusting. >> the murder trial continues in baltimore county with interesting bone calls played in court. that story coming up. >> a heavy turnout for early voting on a teacher contract. that reaction coming up. >> an annapolis company had a hand in helping the miners get rescued. the details straight ahead. >> live, local, late breaking-- this is wbal 11 news at 6:00 in h.d. >> it good evening. the big story tonight, the world continues to watch as the miners in chile are rescued one by one. 26 have been pulled to safety. here is a live 26 have been pulled to safety.

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